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Average Monthly Retail On–Highway
Diesel Fuel Prices
in North Platte, Nebraska

Winter demand for diesel fuel normally boosts diesel fuel prices. Although diesel is consumed in both the transportation and the agricultural sectors, the prices below reflect transportation sector prices. Diesel fuel is fuel used for internal combustion in diesel engines. Average monthly prices can also be viewed for the following cities: Columbus, Grand Island, Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk, and Omaha.

Today's average state price and average metro prices can be found in the Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

Weekly average prices are also available.

This symbol indicates a rule of thumb follows.A general rule of thumb: A dollar increase in the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price per barrel will result in a 2.5–cent increase in the price of diesel fuel per gallon. Likewise, a dollar decrease in the WTI crude oil price per barrel will result in a 2.5–cent decrease in the price of diesel fuel per gallon.

line graph representing Average Monthly Retail On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices in North Platte, Nebraska, for 2000 through 2013.

Average Monthly Retail On–Highway
Diesel Fuel Prices

North Platte, Nebraska

Diesel
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2014 $3.79 $3.85 $3.91 $3.89 $3.89 $3.85 $3.77 $3.73 NA NA NA NA
2013 $3.76 $4.00 $3.97 $3.87 $3.81 $3.79 $3.80 $3.93 $3.94 $3.86 $3.79 $3.81
2012 $3.71 $3.84 $4.01 $4.02 $3.88 $3.66 $3.71 $3.97 $4.06 $4.13 $3.93 $3.82
2011 $3.36 $3.56 $3.87 $4.04 $4.08 $3.93 $3.92 $3.85 $3.83 $3.78 $3.99 $3.82
2010 $2.83 $2.74 $2.85 $3.03 $3.05 $2.93 $2.86 $2.95 $2.94 $3.07 $3.14 $3.25
2009 $2.35 $2.17 $2.04 $2.21 $2.22 $2.54 $2.55 $2.64 $2.65 $2.71 $2.82 $2.70
2008 $3.31 $3.37 $3.79 $4.05 $4.43 $4.66 $4.71 $4.34 $4.05 $3.62 $2.82 $2.45
2007 $2.53 $2.52 $2.74 $2.93 $2.95 $2.93 $3.03 $3.04 $3.04 $3.11 $3.39 $3.33
2006 $2.49 $2.46 $2.55 $2.75 $2.88 $2.90 $3.09 $3.30 $2.90 $2.53 $2.60 $2.64
2005 $1.96 $2.01 $2.18 $2.30 $2.21 $2.28 $2.40 $2.48 $2.78 $3.19 $2.62 $2.48
2004 $1.54 $1.58 $1.64 $1.70 $1.76 $1.73 $1.74 $1.85 $1.91 $2.11 $2.13 $2.02
2003 $1.51 $1.65 $1.72 $1.58 $1.47 $1.46 $1.46 $1.53 $1.52 $1.53 $1.55 $1.52
2002 $1.21 $1.21 $1.27 $1.35 $1.35 $1.32 $1.33 $1.34 $1.43 $1.50 $1.47 $1.46
2001 $1.58 $1.62 $1.48 $1.51 $1.64 $1.66 $1.48 $1.54 $1.62 $1.43 $1.31 $1.24
2000 NA NA NA $1.50 $1.51 $1.48 $1.47 $1.49 $1.66 $1.66 $1.67 $1.60

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Source: Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Note: NA indicates that data is not available.

The table and graph were updated on August 29, 2014.
Typically, there is one month between updates.